Explaining his vote (the only Democratic one) for Jeff Sessions
According to Market Watch:
"It’s more what we know about a person than what people say about a person. . . . I have not seen the things he’s been accused of or people talked about."
Specifically on the matter of Session’s . . .
Fresh off being the only Democrat to vote for Jeff Sessions to become attorney general, West Virginia's senior senator continues to get plenty of press. Here's a sample from today's press:
From New Hampshire Public Radio earlier today:
Will Senate Democrats Work With Trump? The 10 Senators To . . .
Apparently writing op-ed pieces for the Gazette-Mail
Sunday's Charleston Gazette-Mail "Perspective" section featured articles by West Virginia's two senators. Joe Manchin's "W.Va. needs its public schools" had as its subheading "Secretary of Education nominee DeVos would be a poor choice for education." In the article, Manchin explains why he will not . . .
The Washington Post reports that DeVos apparently used a number of "uncited sources" on her questionaire
Senator Joe Manchin has already expressed his doubts about Trump's pick for head of education:
Manchin will not give a free pass to all GOP nominees. He has flagged two who are troubling to him: Betsy DeVos, the billionaire conservative philanthropist nominated for education secretary, and Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), the nominee . . .
According to WV Metro News:
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) voiced his opposition Monday to President Donald Trump’s executive order that halted immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and stopped Syrian refugees from coming into the United States.
“After taking the time to review this new . . .
Effects and possible solutions
How would repealing Obamacare affect West Virginia?
Here are the key findings from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy report released earlier this week:
– At least 184,000 West Virginians could lose health insurance coverage, many of whom are working in low-wage jobs such as food services.
– An estimated . . .
The senator apparently has no self-awareness
Senator Joe Manchin on Jeff Sessions' nomination:
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Sen. Joe Manchin said that his fellow Senate Democrats are "playing politics" with the confirmation of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
"Am I the only one voting for Jeff?" he asked in an interview with the Washington Examiner.